1866. Item #14082
A Knowing Hand, pseud. [Henry Alken]. The Horse: His Beauties and Defects. London: William Tegg, n.d. [1866; 1st pub.1816]. 29p + many uncolored lithographed ills. on 18 pls. and pictorial title page, all by Alken. Almost all the text and plates are printed on one side of the sheets. Fair hardcover (cover wear and staining, front cover partly loose), No d.j., as issued. Original color pictorial boards by Alken, showing the same image as on the title page. Modern ink name, noting the book was purchased "from Allen's, London, Eng." ** How to look for and judge good and bad points of conformation, by this leading sporting artist. Cover is less overall green than in photo. (Wells 84).